Metamorphosis – Press Release

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
SUMMARY INFORMATION
Event: “Metamorphosis: From Marginal to Magnificent
Type: Visual Arts – Group Exhibition
Location: Arabi Visual Arts
Address: 6707 St. Claude Avenue
City/St/Zip: Arabi, LA 70032
Date: August 16, 2022 through October 7, 2022
Hours: Tuesday through Sunday (closed Mondays) 11:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Opening Reception: Saturday August 20, 2022 from 6 PM to 10 PM
Contact: Christopher Ryan, owner.   Cell phone: 504-373-9476.   Email: info@arabivisualarts.com
MEDIA Day
 
We welcome all media representatives  to visit at any time during open hours.  In addition, we will make every effort to accommodate requests to interview local artists at any other time.
Friday, August 19, 2022 is designated as Media Day and we will invite local artists to be available to discuss their works.  
Please contact Christopher Ryan at 504-373-9476 to confirm a time.
SHORT DESCRIPTION
“Metamorphosis: From Marginal to Magnificent” is a group exhibition of fine arts (traditional 2D & 3D fine arts as well as photography) taking place at Arabi Visual Arts in the St. Claude Arts Building from  August 16, 2022 through October 7, 2022.   All works are inspired by, created by, and/or depict people who have been or currently are marginalized.  Over 20 local, national, and international artists are participating and some amazing talent is represented!  The works represent the LGBTQ community, People of Color, Impoverished People, Disabled, Women, Children, and other Minority Groups.  The exhibition encompasses Arabi Visual Arts Gallery as well as all of the community galleries in the St. Claude Arts Building.  The address is 6707 St. Claude Avenue.
Exhibition Concept
  • Promote a broader awareness of the struggles of marginalized groups of people
  • Share the joys, triumphs, and traditions of these people through art
  • Bring people of various groups together to support and nurture one another
Website Links
Participating Artists
 
Christopher Ryan
Chris Desmond
Hope Bullard
Christina Joseph
William Kinney
Edward Hebert
Rick Hurst
Margret Wilson
Vincent Simmons
Jennifer Lukas Joyner
Steve Avey
Charles Lovell
Sharon Paster
Keith Perelli
Ellen Rosenberg
Timo Kozlowski
Susan Sprout
Renee Zeitzer
Robert Matejcek
Gregory Hayes
Darlene Bigus-Doheny
Jill Stoll
Onyx Brady
Parking, Transportation and Accessibility 
 
  • Free, safe, and plentiful parking is located in our own lot
  • Easily accessible by public transportation, RTA bus route #88
  • Search for “Arabi Visual Arts” on Google Maps
  • Fully ADA compliant building with easy access.  All art is labeled with QR codes for greater ease in reading the information
  • Arabi is only a ten minute drive from the French Quarter
Media Usage:  The attached files are available for use in publicizing the Metamorphosis exhibition.  Click the link if more detailed information is preferred to credit the artist.
PLEASE REACH OUT TO CHRISTOPHER RYAN AT 504-373-9476 WITH ANY QUESTIONS OR TO SCHEDULE A VISIT

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